Mecklenburg County Business Tax System

Welcome to the Mecklenburg County Business Tax Payment System

Payments can be made for the following types of taxes: Delinquent Privilege Licenses, Beer & Wine, Taxicabs, Room Occupancy,
Prepared Food & Beverage, Vehicle Rental or Heavy Equipment.

To make a payment, please enter your account information:

Name Change, Closing, Transferring or Selling Business
The Business Tax Collections Office must be notified forty-eight (48) hours in advance of business operations ceasing, or a change in name, address, or ownership.

Questions or Additional Information
Should you have any questions or require additional information, please contact the Business Tax Collections Office by phone at 704-432-4200 or via e-mail at

User Guide
Click here to view the user guide.

Attention: Due to the COVID-19 state of emergency, the deadline to file and pay March, April, May, June, and July returns is July 20th** for the following County gross receipts taxes:

  • Room Occupancy Tax
  • Prepared Food & Beverage Tax
  • Short-Term Rental of Motor Vehicles Tax and U-Drive-it Tax
  • Short-Term Lease or Rental of Heavy Equipment Tax
** The return for the Short-Term Lease or Rental of Heavy Equipment due April 30th and July 31st are both due on July 31st.